Course Info

FILM 464: Advanced Cinematography (Formerly DC 494)

Due to COVID-19, Spring in-class sections will be conducted online. Please contact your instructor for more information.

This seminar focuses on the art and craft of designing, blocking and executing planned sequences. It mixes theory and practice to expose students to an in-depth exploration of different techniques and possibilities concerning cinematic space. Emphasis will be on storytelling from the perspective of the cinematographer, specifically exploring how the camera is used to service the narrative.

FILM 450 or FILM 455 is a prerequisite for this class.

Winter 2019-2020


Section 801

Class number 25529

Meeting dates: 1/4/2020 - 3/20/2020
Meeting time: W 6:00PM - 9:15PM
Location: CINES PST15 at Cinespace Chicago Film Studios Campus
Instructor: Marc Menet | View syllabus
Meeting dates: 1/4/2020 - 3/20/2020
Meeting time: W 6:00PM - 9:15PM
Location: CINES P0101 at Cinespace Chicago Film Studios Campus
Instructor: Marc Menet | View syllabus


Spring 2018-2019


Section 601

Class number 30675

Meeting dates: 3/30/2019 - 6/14/2019
Meeting time: M 1:15PM - 4:30PM
Location: CINES PST16 at Cinespace Chicago Film Studios Campus
Instructor: Pete Biagi | View syllabus
Meeting dates: 3/30/2019 - 6/14/2019
Meeting time: M 1:15PM - 4:30PM
Location: CINES P0102 at Cinespace Chicago Film Studios Campus
Instructor: Pete Biagi | View syllabus


Spring 2017-2018


Section 601

Class number 34566

Meeting dates: 3/24/2018 - 6/8/2018
Meeting time: M 1:15PM - 4:30PM
Location: CINES P0102 at Cinespace Chicago Film Studios Campus
Instructor: Pete Biagi | View syllabus
Meeting dates: 3/24/2018 - 6/8/2018
Meeting time: M 1:15PM - 4:30PM
Location: CINES PST15 at Cinespace Chicago Film Studios Campus
Instructor: Pete Biagi | View syllabus


Spring 2016-2017

Section: 601
Class number: 34058
Meeting time: M 2:00PM - 5:15PM
Location: CINES PST15 at Cinespace Chicago Film Studios Campus
Instructor: Pete Biagi | View syllabus

Spring 2015-2016

Section: 601
Class number: 37315
Meeting time: M 2:00PM - 5:15PM
Location: CINES PST15 at Cinespace Chicago Film Studios Campus
Instructor: Pete Biagi | View syllabus